Kristen Kao

Teaching & Previous Employment



  • Governance and Service Delivery in the Global South, Graduate Seminar University of Gothenburg, 2016.

  • Masters’ Thesis Grader, International Administration and Global Governance Program, University of Gothenburg (3 Theses), 2016.

  • Department of Political Science, Yale University, Research Assistant to Professor Ellen Lust, 2013-2015.

  • Great Powers in the Middle East Undergraduate lecture UCLA, Teaching Assistant to Professor Steven Spiegel, 2011.

  • Introduction to American Politics. Undergraduate lecture UCLA, Teaching Assistant to Professor Lynn Vavreck, 2011.

  • Department of Sociology, UCLA, Research Assistant to Professor Rogers Brubaker, 2009-2011.

  • African Politics. Undergraduate lecture UCLA, Course Reader for Professor Daniel Posner, 2010.

  • Crisis Decision Making in US Foreign Policy. Undergraduate lecture UCLA, Course Reader for Professor Katja Favretto, 2009.

  • International Relations of the Middle East. Undergraduate lecture UCLA, Course Reader for Professor Leonard Binder, 2007.